Ian Whitehurst made honorary lecturer at Aberdeen School of Law

Ian Whitehurst made honorary lecturer at Aberdeen School of Law

Ian Whitehurst

Barrister Ian Whitehurst has been made an honorary lecturer at Aberdeen University’s School of Law.

He is ranked in Chambers and the Legal 500 as a leading individual at the English bar in the areas of crime, fraud, confiscation, business crime and regulatory law. He is based in Liverpool, London and The Hague. He is also admitted to The Bar of Northern Ireland and has rights of audience in Kazakhstan.

He is on the list of counsel at the International Criminal Court and the Kosovo Specialist Chambers. He is a senior prosecution counsel in England & Wales, on the specialist list of regulatory counsel instructed to deal with the most complex of technical and regulatory offences.

In addition to his criminal and regulatory practice both domestically and on an international basis, he is on the list of arbitrators at a number of arbitral institutions around the world. He has a developing practice in arbitration and public international law matters.

Mr Whitehurst visited the university for the first time in person in February 2023 and delivered a lecture on cyber crime and cyber warfare and the impact on international legal norms. It is an area which he will seek to develop with the existing academic community in Aberdeen and intends to lecture extensively upon it in the coming years. Prior to this, he had given several lectures with staff from Aberdeen University on aspects of cyber crime and data.

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